Small, cool festivals in France

Here’s a small list of festivals and events in France:

Django Reinhardt Jazz Festival is a festival honoring the talented guitarist and musician Django Reinhardt. If you are interested in gypsy jazz-music, you will enjoy this festival. It is held in July.


The Thousand and One  is a contact improvisation festival which welcomes many international instructors. lt is also held in July. In 2018, it began right after the Django Reinhardt Jazz Festival, so you may catch both.


Rendez-v’HOOP is for hoop lovers. You will get the chance to engage in many workshops and meet other hoop lovers. It is in April.


Turlututu 2.1 – Convention de jonglerie is a juggling convention, which is held in May.


Yoga and Montagne gives an opportunity to practice yoga on a mountain, in the snow… It is in January.


Festival Harmonic is mainly an electronic music festival. They also offer live shows, yoga, workshops and organic and local catering. It is in July.


Midsummer Wilderness Solo is an 8-day program, in which, you will spend three of those days alone in nature. It is in June.


La Convention de Jonglerie is another juggling convention in France. It is in August.


Healing Rainbow Gathering is the rainbow gathering of France. It usually goes from mid June to mid July.


Les Rencontres Jasnières is an opportunity for you to finally learn Tai Chi Chuan. In this event, you will delve into taiji quan, ba gua zhang and qi gong. It is in July.


Yoga Festival Val d’Isère is a yoga festival, which also offers martial arts, meditation, dance and music. It is in April.


The Creme Brulée WE is the Burning Man event of France. If you are longing for a Burning Man experience in May and want to meet some French burners, you may swing by.


Bigger Festivals in France

Other festivals and events in France that worth mentioning:

Fête de la Musique is an all day music festival on 21st of June. It is a street festival for you to dance and dine. The music spans a wide range of genres, so you may find something you enjoy whether you like Jazz or Blues.

Nice Carnival is the French version of Rio Carnival. Parades, fireworks and music… It is in February.

Les Chorégies d’Orange is an opera festival, which starts in June and ends August. It is one of the oldest festivals of France.


Other festival lists for France

Here is a list of French music festivals.

And dance festivals in France.